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Historic Four Corners Lantern Tours

Allen House, a historic tavern built in the 18th century and owned by Monmouth County Historical Association, will offer music, entertainment, storytelling, and light refreshments during the annual Historic Four Corners Lantern Tours set for Friday, December 2.   Two evening tours are being offered, one at 6 p.m. and one at 8 p.m., according to Association Director Evelyn C. Murphy, PhD. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Elaine Feyereisen from Christ Church at 732-742...

Adorable Adoptables Monmouth County SPCA

Hello, My name is Jace and I am a 2 year young terrier mix. I am a fun-loving boy who would love to play with you! I was first surrendered to the shelter in June when my previous owner had to move and could not take me with him.  I then found a new home but unfortunately it was not a forever home, as 3 months later I came back to the shelter. It turns out that I get very lonely when I am left alone for a long time, and my new family did not have a schedule that would allow for me to have ...

Saint John Vianney High School Student Starts a Light the Candle Chapter at SJVHS

Saint John Vianney High School (SJVHS) started a Light the Candle chapter this school year. Light the Candle is a non-profit movement that provides free, handmade birthday cards to foster children living in group and foster homes in New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania. SJVHS sophomore Kristen Battista, of Morganville, first heard about the Light the Candle organization when she volunteered for the Summer Religious Education Program at Saint Benedict Church over the summer.  The ...

Fourth Graders Read to Kindergarten & First Graders at Red Bank Charter

Ranney School fourth graders visited Red Bank Charter School on November 16 to read to Kindergartners and first graders as part of a community outreach project. After reading one or more books, the students drew pictures together about the stories they had read. The same groupof fourth graders is participating in the Global Read Aloud project this year, which involves students from all over the world listening to the same read-aloud books at the same time. Ranney’s classes read PAX by Sara ...

Alexis Redish of Howell Signs with Clark’s Div III Softball Team

Ranney School senior Alexis Redish of Howell has committed to pitch for Clark University’s softball team. Located in Massachusetts, Clark U. softball participates in the NCAA Division III New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). A scholar-athlete, Redish has been playing the sport since fourth grade, joining Ranney’s team as a freshman. “I began playing softball because I enjoy the sport. I never thought this would happen,” said Redish after officially signing ...

RBR Senior Honored by the New Jersey YMCA as Outstanding Teen Volunteer

On October 20, RBR senior and Union Beach resident Nicholas Villalobos-Best was honored along with 23 other young people at the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance 16th Annual Recognition Celebration. New Jersey YMCA State Alliance President Diane Mann wrote, “This evening we honor over 20 outstanding teens and pre-teens who have demonstrated their character values by volunteering in a variety of ways to serve others through the Y.” Nicholas was nominated for this accolade by YMCA Commun...

Girl Scouts Give Back To Their Community As Part of World Kindness Week

Girl Scout Troop 1330 from Leonardo celebrated World Kindness Week by participating in a global Dance For Kindness flash mob in Red Bank. The flash mob featured over 200 people in Red Bank joining more than 12,000 people worldwide, all dancing at the same time. "Our troop has been doing it for three years now. It is so rewarding," said Ruth Ann McBee, leader of the Girl Scout Junior troop. "Our girls love being involved with Kindness Week and sharing what they learned with their family and ...